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Jam now available on Desktop

Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 拾 ️ Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in addition to the mobile app. Although you can listen on your own, Jam in...

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New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. The Now Playing View in the right sidebar shows the album art and info of the current song or pod...

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New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

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Solved!! Spotify free: Music stops on MAC

Edited: Thank you very much everyone for helping! Finally I managed to correct the error and the steps are those that DerpyNerd offered and highlighted as a solution. Hi! I have a MacBook Pro, and for a week now I have a problem with the desktop app....

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[Mac] Troubleshooting Spotify

Having trouble with Spotify on your Desktop app? Here’s what to try first. Search the Community Someone might have asked your question on the Community before. So type your issue into the search box and have a look. Tip: Don't forget to check our Spo...

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Spotify makes my mac go slowly

PlanFree/PremiumCountrySpainDeviceMac mini 2014) i5 2.6ghzOperating SystemOS X 10.3 My Question or Issue When I open the spotify app in my mac mini, it make my OS goes slowly (all programs performance down, my cursor hangs, audio interruption...) and...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Spain Device Mac mini 2014)  i5 2.6ghz Operating System OS X 10.3   My Question or Issue   When I open the spotify app in my mac mini, it make my O...
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Some songs won't play

Macbook air, high sierra 10.13.6 I am on a Free plan however some songs even though they are listed as available and not greyed out are unable to be played. I looked up this issue and they said the solution was to download the application again fresh...

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  • Macbook air, high sierra 10.13.6   I am on a Free plan however some songs even though they are listed as available and not greyed out are unable to be played. I looked up this issue and they s...
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how to sync downloaded spotify tracks to an old ipod?

Hi, I am trying to sync some download Spotify songs I have to an old ipod. I am Spotify premium and i'm using spotify on mac desktop. I never see a section called "devices" show up on the left of Spotify like people said it would. Let me know if you ...

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  • Hi, I am trying to sync some download Spotify songs I have to an old ipod. I am Spotify premium and i'm using spotify on mac desktop. I never see a section called "devices" show up on the left of Spo...
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Sometimes Songs will start at random points

I've had this happen on multiple Mac Computers. I've attached a screen recording of it happening.

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  • I've had this happen on multiple Mac Computers.    I've attached a screen recording of it happening. 
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Solved!! Spotify Error 126 in Mac

PlanPremiumCountryMexico DeviceMacbookProOperating SystemMojave My Question or IssueSince some months ago I used Spotify on my Mac whitout any problem.However, since some days ago I can`t acces my account in my Mac.When I try to login an error appear...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico   Device MacbookPro Operating System Mojave   My Question or Issue Since some months ago I used Spotify on my Mac whitout any problem. However, since...
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Spotify Connect Broken: Randomly Pausing (Yamaha AVR, Gramofon, Panasonic, Samsung and others...)

Edited 8 May 2018 (original post below). On ~3rd May Spotify Connect started randomly pausing (in my case on Yamaha hardware) on a range of devices - rendering their Spotify capbility unusuable. We've since established that this is a problem affectin...

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  • Edited 8 May 2018 (original post below).   On ~3rd May Spotify Connect started randomly pausing (in my case on Yamaha hardware) on a range of devices - rendering their Spotify capbility unusua...
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Poor sound quality for particular artists

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro Retina 2016Operating System: OSxSong: This is the thing by Fink This and a few other songs by the same artist seem to have incredibly compressed sound when compared to other services. Other songs seem fine...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro Retina 2016 Operating System: OSx Song: This  is the thing by Fink   This and a few other songs by the same artist seem t...
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How to Re-arrange Playlist Order

Previously one could re-arrange the order of the actual playlists by accessing the desktop version of Spotify and dragging the playlists in the side bar to the left. However, with the recent change to the desktop interface (at least on a Mac) the sid...

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  • Previously one could re-arrange the order of the actual playlists by accessing the desktop version of Spotify and dragging the playlists in the side bar to the left. However, with the recent change t...
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Search Bar

PlanPremiumCountry UK Device( Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(mojave) On the desktop app on my mac, the search bar has gone missing. I now have to click search to reach this. Has this been removed recently?

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device ( Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (mojave)   On the desktop app on my mac, the search bar has gone missing. I now have to click search to r...
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Stream SAME song at SAME time on TWO desktops in SAME house

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook, Macbook ProOperating SystemLatest OS My Question or IssueI am hosting a party. I do not have wireless bluetooth speakers. However, I do have speakers that I regularly plug into with an AUX cable. I want to play the...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook, Macbook Pro Operating System Latest OS   My Question or Issue I am hosting a party. I do not have wireless bluetooth speakers. However,...
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Superuser Contribution Question about Playlists

So, I recently exceeded my playlist on Spotify. Now, I want to continue this playlist in a second part. Now here is where my problem lies: I don't want to have the same tracks from the first one be on the second one. I wish there was a way to "Skip D...

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  • So, I recently exceeded my playlist on Spotify. Now, I want to continue this playlist in a second part. Now here is where my problem lies: I don't want to have the same tracks from the first one...
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Solved!! Unavailable songs not greyed-out in my playlist

Premium plan, Canada, Macbook Pro 15" Mid 2014, macOS 10.12.6 I created a playlist using the desktop app, selecting songs that are available (not greyed-out). However, several songs are not playable. When I view the playlist via a web browser, they a...

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  • Premium plan, Canada, Macbook Pro 15" Mid 2014, macOS 10.12.6   I created a playlist using the desktop app, selecting songs that are available (not greyed-out). However, several song...
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Bring back search bar in all pages

After a recent Spotify for Mac update, I have noted that the search bar has disappeared from all pages, in favor of a new "search" item in the left menu. I personally (and think a lot of people do) use the search bar very frequently and it is very in...

  • Casual Listener
  • After a recent Spotify for Mac update, I have noted that the search bar has disappeared from all pages, in favor of a new "search" item in the left menu. I personally (and think a lot of people do) u...
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Spotify Won't Play Selected Music

Plan: PremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro 2014Operating SystemMacOS Sierra VersionVersion 10.12.06 My Question or IssueWhenever I try to play a song that I select manually, it keeps stating that "Spotify can't play this file right now. If you have it...

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  •   Plan:  Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro 2014 Operating System MacOS Sierra Version Version 10.12.06   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to play a song tha...
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Can's install Spotify Desktop for Mac

Hi, I've being using Spotify properly for several years, with no problem. Yesterday, I found the app unistalled and downloaded a new version (I did nothing, it was an strange automatic process). The problem is that the new installation allways stuck....

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  • Hi,   I've being using Spotify properly for several years, with no problem. Yesterday, I found the app unistalled and downloaded a new version (I did nothing, it was an strange automatic proce...
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Will only play random songs?!

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemIOS is up to date My Question or IssueEverytime I go to play music on my macbook, I'll click a song on one of my playlists, then after that completely random songs come on? I just want it to stay on...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Macbook Pro Operating System IOS is up to date   My Question or Issue Everytime I go to play music on my macbook, I'll click a song on one of my play...
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spotify does not update music list correctly

Plan Family Premium Country Chile DeviceMAC DESKTOPOperating SystemIOS X EL CAPITAN My Question or Issue Well I can open Spotify and install in my mac, buth the list in this mac don't uptade and i can't lesing the music i search...i try desinstall an...

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  • Plan Family Premium  Country Chile   Device MAC DESKTOP Operating System IOS X EL CAPITAN   My Question or Issue   Well I can open Spotify and install in my mac, bu...
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Spotify should separate the "artists" and "friends", not mix them.

Artists and friends that i follow must appear separately, not mixed.With the new update, in the artists section, only the artist you follow appears in the "artists" menu. These artists should not appear in the "following" menu of the user.This is bas...

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  • Artists and friends that i follow must appear separately, not mixed. With the new update, in the artists section, only the artist you follow appears in the "artists" menu. These artists should not a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How to display all songs on Artist's Page

Plan : PremiumCountry : Japan Device : Macbook and iPhone My Question or Issue : Are there any methods to display all songs on Artist's page? There are "Popular" and "Album & EP" sections but I can't find the way to display all songs at once.Thank yo...

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  • Plan : Premium Country : Japan   Device : Macbook and iPhone   My Question or Issue :   Are there any methods to display all songs on Artist's page? There are "Popular" and...
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Ads Freezing

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemMaverics~Mojave My Question or Issue The ads that are being displayed freeze. It freezes the entire app and it doesn't UNfreeze on its own. I have to either click pause/play (sometimes repeatedly), ...

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  •   Plan Free Country  USA Device Macbook Air Operating System Maverics~Mojave   My Question or Issue  The ads that are being displayed freeze. It freezes the entire app ...
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